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Paul Williams, Jr.

Paul Grier Williams, Jr., 88, resident of 257 Whip-O-Will Rd. husband of Jane Starnes Williams passed away Tuesday Aug. 11, 2020 at his home.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late Paul Grier Williams, Sr. and Pearl Scott Williams.

Survivors include: His beloved wife of 66 years Jane Starnes Williams of the home; a daughter Susan Williams Gessler (Brad) of Fayetteville, Arkansas; a son Lewis “Luke” Williams of Abbeville, SC; one sister Alice W. Knox of Abbeville, SC; two grandchildren Natalie Gessler Ramsey (Jonathan) of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Caroline Elizabeth Gessler of Senatobia, MS; three great-grandchildren Caroline Elise Ramsey, Jonathan Austin Ramsey and Margaret Jane Ramsey.

He was preceded in death by a son Paul Grier Williams, III “Pete” and five sisters Elsie Williams, Joyce Couch, Thelma Shain, Mary Gail Williams and Joan Davis.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday Aug. 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Revs.Brain Arant and Jimmy Williams officiating. The burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery. Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic social distancing will be followed.

The family is at the home 257 Whip-O-Will Rd Abbeville, SC.

Memorials in memory of Paul may be made to Main St. United Methodist Church, Organ Fund, PO Box 656 Abbeville, SC 29620.

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Jane and family, We are so sorry and want to know you and family are in our prayers......

JamesMarvin&Sandy Aug 15 2020 12:00 AM

fred blakely

fred blakely Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

Mr. Paul Williams will be truly missed. I am truly sorry for your loss. Mr. Williams and my father William Riley worked together for many years from General Cable to Pirelli Cable. The family will continue to be in my prayers.
Calandra Riley

Calandra Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

Jane and family,
Clyde and I are so sorry for your great loss. Paul and Clyde worked together at General Cable and spent many good times there. Please except our sincere condolences as we will will be praying for you during the hard days ahead.
CLyde and Annette Blanchett

Clyde Blanchett Aug 12 2020 12:00 AM